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Document types on GOV.UK

The document type describes a type of page that can exist on GOV.UK. This is different to the content schemas which describe the underlying structure of a piece of content.

The document types included in these docs are pulled in automatically based on data in the govuk_document_types repo.

Analysing document types

You can also download this data as CSV. To view the current data in Google Spreadsheets, copy the following formula into a new spreadsheet:


Note: this is only a snapshot of the data and isn’t kept up to date automatically.

Using the Search API to find similar data

It’s also possible to use the Search API to query for document types.

Note: this won’t include document types which are not yet migrated out of Whitehall.